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Provide Bulk Edit Feature for Logical Device and Device Interface (Doc ID 2400528.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Requirement to include bulk edit feature for LD & DI in UIM

Question: Describe how the current product functionality is insufficient:
Answer: Currently the user can edit 1 device and 1 port at a time as there is no bulk edit feature available in UIM GUI.

Question: Provide a detailed description of the Enhancement Request:
Answer: For example a user wants to change the operational status of devices in a particular area during outage or a portion of cabinet has been vandalized so they can mark the specific ports faulty.

Question: If possible, identify how the product can be changed to achieve the desired result:
Answer: This requirement is similar to the bulk edit feature recently implemented in UIM TN Search page.

Question: Explain why Oracle Development should consider your Enhancement Request:
Answer: This will be very useful for customers managing cable plant inventory in UIM.

Question: Describe how this Enhancement will benefit your business:
Answer: The operations team will be able to reduce the time to update the Device status. It will more intuitive and user friendly if they can do it directly from the screen instead of creating CSV file and executing a rule.


Business Use-case:

1) Device Interface gets assigned to Pipe . this will change the assignment status to DI to Assigned. After the Device Interface is consumed by pipe. Out of Box Life Cycle of DI cannot be used for assignment and Reservation.
2) Custom Status has been built to manage the life cycle of Device Interface
a. Operation Status (Characteristic) = Spare/Working/Reserved/Faulty
3) In day to day activity Customer wanted to update the Operation Status in Bulk for particular Device Interface Specification.


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